ETYM French corbeau, for older corbel, dim. of Latin corbis basket. (Corbels were often in the form of a basket.) See Corbeil.
(Architecture) A triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent); SYN. truss.
An architectural member that projects from within a wall and supports a weight; especially; one that is stepped upward and outward from a vertical surface.
Bracket or projection from the face of a wall.
Supporting projection from wall.